Excerpt: Great for the money. Sturdy. Decent head. Configures to most shooting situations easily. Legs spread out flat for low shots -- also, center post can flip for super low shots (you just have to flip them in edit).
Excerpt: Bought this for my SLIK M410 Master Pro Deluxe tripod that I have had forever (35+years). The original pan/tilt head is rock solid but I wanted a fluid head for my new Canon T5i for video & panaramas.
Excerpt: I just bout this tripod because my last one broke, and have so far been extremely pleased with it. The fluid head is beautifully smooth and stable. It has a very solid feel, not flimsy at all. All in all an excellent tripod.
Excerpt: The head is pretty fliud, however it doesn't seem to lock in place in terms of panning and it spins pretty freely. Trying to figure it out but being that I've been using tripods for 8+ years I don't think it should be this difficult.
Excerpt: It worked OK but very heavy but was study. To extend the legs one would have to turn many of the screw type of tighten-ers. One can't tell if he has used enough force. So it's a unsure struggle to secure the legs in or out...These knobs are just waiting to fail. Always a poor design.
Excerpt: Versatile, easy to use, very smooth. I bought this head and tripod years ago and loved it. During our last move, the spring clamp on the head was broken when our gorilla movers got their hands on it.... I didn't hesitate to get the exact same head to replace the broken one. Well worth the extra $$$.
Excerpt: I've had one of these heads for about 5 years until it broke due to mishandling. I immediately replaced it with the exact same one. This head goes with my travel tripod, which ends up getting far more use than my Sachtler Ace-M because of how much easier it is to carry around with me.There are...